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- Varble, Sarah; Secchi, Silvia; Druschke, Caroline Gottschalk
- Environmental management 2016 v.57 no.2 pp. 318-330
- land tenure, etc ; Farm Service Agency; agricultural land; conservation practices; conservation tillage; crops; farmers; farming systems; federal government; human resources; information sources; issues and policy; leasing; outreach; ownership; streams; surveys; watersheds; Iowa; Show all 19 Subjects
- ... Tenants and part-owners are farming an increasing number of acres in the United States, while full-owners are farming fewer acres. This shift in ownership is a potential cause for concern because some previous research indicated that tenant and part-owner farmers were less likely to adopt conservation practices than farmers who owned the land they farmed. If that trend persists, ownership changes ...
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- N’Danikou, Sognigbe; Achigan-Dako, Enoch G; Tchokponhoue, Dedeou A; Agossou, Chaldia OA; Houdegbe, Carlos A; Vodouhe, Raymond S; Ahanchede, Adam
- Journal of ethnobiology and ethnomedicine 2015 v.11 no.1 pp. 28
- land tenure, etc ; Vitex doniana; data collection; decision making; farmers; gender; harvesting; in situ conservation; interviews; landowners; landscapes; men; models; phenology; plums; seedlings; sociodemographic characteristics; socioeconomic factors; trees; wild plants; women; Benin; Show all 22 Subjects
- ... BACKGROUND: Cultivation is the most appropriate management option when both demand and harvesting of wild plant species increase beyond natural production levels. In the current study we made the assumption that, besides the intrinsic biological and ecological characteristics of the species, the decision to cultivate and/or to conserve an overharvested wild plant species is triggered by the socioe ...
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- Jaradat, Abdullah A.
- CAB Reviews 2012 v.7 pp. 1
- land tenure, etc ; abiotic stress; climate; climate change; crop production; crops; ecosystem services; environmental factors; environmental stewardship; farm labor; farm size; farmers; farms; livestock production; organic production; sustainable agriculture; weather; Show all 17 Subjects
- ... Both conventional agriculture (CA) and organic agriculture (OA) are inextricably linked to climate and will impact and be impacted by climate change (CC). OA, unlike CA, encompasses heterogeneous agricultural management methods and practices, given its multiple origins around the world. Although it represents < 1% of the world’s agricultural production and about 9% of total agricultural area, OA i ...